REGULAR SEASON: Missed 67 games this season due to a lower body injury (has missed 144 games the last two seasons due to a lower body injury)…Placed on IR Nov. 9 (lower body injury suffered Nov. 8 vs. NSH).
USHL All-Rookie Team (2003) CCHA First All-Star Team (2005, 2007) CCHA Player of the Year (2006) NCAA West First All-American Team (2006) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2007)
Missed majority of 2010-11 and 2011-12 due to hip injury at San Jose, November 15, 2010, and resulting surgery, December 3, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Albany (AHL), September 27, 2012. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to recurring lower-body injury and as a healthy reserve.
I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.
— Brian Elliott to Jeremy Rutherford of the Post-Dispatch on being the Blues' No. 1 goalie